‘Conflicted’ doesn’t even begin to describe

Tuesday 11 July 2017, 8.00pm HKT


HYPERMENTALISED FEELINGS

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GOT to hand it to some people, honestly speaking.

Read this Internet tosh:—

Why do I feel so much envy and pain when I hear about male students sleeping with their female teachers?

The amount of pain and envy I feel afterwards knows no bounds. I am so angry and frustrated that this didn’t happen to me, even though I know it would have been really harmful psychologically and the teacher having committed a despicable and immoral act. What are your theories on this?

Wut the eff did I just read?

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Is doublethink actually possible?

Tuesday 27 June 2017, 8.00pm HKT


LESSONS FROM REAL LIFE

IS doublethink as portrayed in George Orwell’s “Nineteen Eighty Four” actually possible?

You and I and everybody else practise doublethink every day without noticing.

In everyday life, we call it compartmentalisation.

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Ming vase blue

Tuesday 20 June 2017, 8.00pm HKT


HABITS

WHICH colour ink do I prefer to write in?

I absolutely prefer to write in blue.

The funny thing is many people say my handwriting looks wonderful in black, which is not my preference but I have nothing against it.

It’s blue, but looks too dark because of my potato-quality phone camera

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Americans make for a lonely lot

Tuesday 13 June 2017, 8.00pm HKT


CULTURAL LITERACY

AMERICANS leave their parents’ house when they become adults. Even their divorce rates are relatively higher than anywhere else. Doesn’t that make Americans a lonely bunch?

(Smiles)

Well done for spotting this.

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If anyone’s wondering…

Tuesday 6 June 2017, 4.24pm HKT


4.16pm local time, 33°C (92°F), rel. hum. 66%, hot and muggy

if you knew how bad things really are

Yes, I know. I last posted six months ago on Christmas Day 2016.

Conditions have not been ideal and my disposition has not been salutary, let’s put it that way for general convenience.

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A New Hope

Sunday 25 December 2016, 9.44pm HKT


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NO, it isn’t Star Wars, thankyouverymuch.

It’s a new project — something that I’ve been faffing around since 2014 and wrote about it to you all all of you back then (see “Why am I toying with this idea?“).

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